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5: Plate Tectonics

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    After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

    • Describe the progression of a hot spot and how it relates to the Theory of Plate Tectonics.
    • Describe the properties of tectonics plates and how that relates to the proposed mechanisms driving plate tectonics.
    • Be able to describe and identify the features that occur at different plate boundaries

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